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# Housing Crisis

This year
Have you used one of the government schemes to buy or rent a home? What has been your experience?
Last year
Government looking at ways to accelerate housebuilding, Tánaiste says
Tathony House served fresh eviction notices after landlord withdraws appeal against RTB ruling
McGrath: Level of ‘exaggeration’ in vacancy estimates but collection of tax will increase
Homelessness record broken again as 13,179 people in emergency accommodation in October
'An embarrassment': Opposition parties say Government's vacancy tax ineffective and half-baked
Just 3,000 of 50,000 identified properties liable for vacant property tax, Dept of Finance says
575 people apply for 13 new cost-rental homes in Swords in just three days
Staff at new Children's Hospital may be housed at Crumlin hospital
FactCheck: Have 40,000 landlords really left Ireland's rental market in the past five years?
FactCheck: Is the Government giving landlords twice as much as renters in Budget 2024?
CSO to investigate 'discrepancy' of 84,000 homes in official estimates of private rented market
Housing Minister wants tax cuts for small landlords in Budget as 'good landlords' are leaving market
Record high number of children in emergency accommodation, August figures show
Focus Ireland recorded 30% increase in service users last year as homelessness rose
Average price of 3-bed semi in Ireland breaches €300,000 for first time since 2007
Cian O'Callaghan: We need 10,000 new affordable purchase & rental homes built every year
Cian O'Callaghan
Sinn Féin says government is 'out of touch' as party calls for mortgage interest relief
Government says price potential increases always considered as First Home scheme is extended
Minister pushes for expansion of rent tax credit and tweak of eligibility criteria for students
Minister says Govt 'under real pressure' to accommodate refugees in coming months
Students block access to Book of Kells in protest against Trinity College rent hike
Housing Minister says change in how landlords are taxed is 'urgent' and 'crucial'
'Unforgiveable': Over 3,500 council-owned houses are vacant, new figures show
Government hopes to bring homes into use with new vacant property tax
'It has stunted my life': Readers share their experiences of adults living with their parents
Greens housing spokesperson: 'There's opposition to what we're doing, even within Government'
Under one roof: We want to hear your stories of adults living with their parents
Tax breaks for landlords to be examined in Budget alongside renters’ tax credit, says minister
Dr Rory Hearne: 'As a lecturer, I can see what the accommodation crisis is doing to students'
Dr Rory Hearne
Housing Minister says he wants to see renters' tax credit increased in Budget
Swords tenants resisting eviction by €6bn real estate fund include kids and woman who has cancer
‘A joke’: Planning decision 14 months overdue for first phase of 1,000 home Meath development
Student Accommodation: Landlords join calls for caution and blame 'unfavourable conditions' for scarcity
House prices falling in Dublin but rising in the rest of the country
Opposition decries 'failure' in housing over vast number of young adults living at home
Dublin families face homelessness after no-fault eviction notices from €6bn real estate group
Student accommodation dash: Scarce rooms, few protections and potential scams
Taoiseach unsure if housing referendum will take place within this Government
Mass eviction of Tathony House tenants ruled invalid by RTB